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LU News 9 | 2021

This is the last LU News for 2021. Vice-chancellor Erik Renström summarises the year that has passed and also sends his greetings to all staff and students for the Christmas break.

The next issue will be published on 19 January 2022. Until then, have a merry Christmas and a happy New Year!

    On the University Management’s agenda

    ERik Renström. Foto: Kennet Ruona.

    Erik Renström, Vice-Chancellor

    "It is time to summarise 2021, a year in which nothing was the same as before, if a year can ever be like another. For me personally, it has been transformative to take over as vice-chancellor of Lund University together with a new management team."

    Time to ring out the old year and ring in the new

    Other news from the University mangement

    University management's news

    Message to international students and staff from the Vice-Chancellor at Lund

    Screenshot of the vice-chancellor's blog.

    Clearly, the amended Aliens Act has a considerable impact on researchers

    The amended Alien’s Act, which came into effect in the summer, proved to have a considerable impact on possibilities for international doctoral students and researchers to obtain a permanent residence permit in Sweden.

    Read Vice-Chancellor Erik Renström's blog from 17 December.

    Solving the problem of vaccination certificates for international researchers and students

    Once again, we are now seeing an increase in the spread of infection, in particular in Europe; this week, the Public Health Agency of Sweden announced new recommendations to avoid crowding, among other things.

    Read Vice-Chancellor Erik Renström's blog from 9 December.

    Are you waiting for reimbursement of healthcare and medication costs?

    Many staff members submit their applications for reimbursement of healthcare and medication costs at this time of year. For this reason, the processing time is longer than usual. Please note that you will not receive any confirmation of your application in Primula or that your documentation has been received by the HR Division. The HR Division is focused on granting your reimbursement as soon as possible.

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    This is an internal newsletter intended for all staff at Lund University. It is published in English and Swedish, is distributed every two weeks via email.

    LU News features university-wide news and the University Management contributes on matters they would like to highlight.

    See previous issues of LU News.